Thomas W. Kerr, 74, of Birmingham, formerly of Royal Oak, died Saturday, July 21, 2007, at Providence Hospital and Medical Center. He was born Sept. 29, 1932, in Royal Oak. Mr. Kerr, who served in the United States Navy, was past president of the GM Men's Club and a member of both the Commonwealth Club and the Detroit International Feis. He was an avid golfer and dog lover. He has a son-in-law and two grandchildren currently serving in Afghanistan and Iraq. Surviving are his wife, Patricia Kerr, whom he wed June 8,1957, in Royal Oak; children, Dolores (Michael) Henahan, Deborah (Kathy), Thomas Jr. (Nancy), Kristine (Capt. Garry) Mace and Andrew (Jamie); siblings, Jean, Marian and John "Scott"; and grandchildren, Christopher, Sean, Jennifer, Jason, Joshua, Megan, Ryan, Nathan, Tyler and Elizabeth. He was predeceased by his parents, John and Jean Kerr, and grandson, Ricky. Visitation, 5-9 p.m. today and 1-9 p.m. Tuesday, Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home, 705 W11 Mile, Royal Oak; in state, 10 a.m. Wednesday until time of service, 11 a.m., funeral home; inurnment, Christian Memorial Cultural. Center, Rochester Hills; memorials, Special Olympics of Michigan; online information, www.sullivanfuneraldirectors.com.
Published in The Daily Tribune on July 23, 2007.
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